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Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 10:35 AM
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Posted By bsheet2
videos

Roamineye added some videos at various points in the ride report if interested.
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 05:23 PM
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Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
deer

I can't see that dang deer in that video. Shoot, I barely saw it as it dashed across in front of me!
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
bump

Roamineye inserted some videos in Day 5 if interested.

Also, we had an editing snafoo. So some of the posts for other inmates after the end of the ride report look like they may have been lost.
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
test

Post #21 got messed up. Posting to to see what happens.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-15-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 64,862
Posted By bsheet2
Those blockages Big Dog found are my fault. I had...

Those blockages Big Dog found are my fault. I had done some tweeks to the published route when I rode it and shared my track with Big Dog. Forgot to tell him about these items. Duuuuu. So he did...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Adventure

Well I guess that is part of what makes it an adventure.

I still need to ride the western half of the OAT. We got rained out a year a go when we tried to ride it. Slowed us down big time. ...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Oat

Dang Big Dog. I had sent you those tracks. Sorry I lead you down the wrong path. Those were the same tracks we followed a year ago.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
DAy 7 - Highway to Home

We were just a short highway hop back to Perkins from our last camp. We had not worked out a route on county roads from this point. And I wanted to go visit with my Mom who also lives in Olka. So we...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Day 6 - Eureka Sprigs to Tahlaquah Okla.

We had a really nice dinner the evening before and several of the local brews. Slept very well! That old hotel is really nice. The town is full of old buildings and homes. Just a really neat place to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
????

Wow. Did not see you. We had the BMW 800 with us and I thought he was over there filling with gas when I took this pic. Maybe mistook you for him.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
LOL :rofl I can't imagine getting down that road...

LOL :rofl I can't imagine getting down that road on a Harley. Very funny.
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By bsheet2
Day 5 - Jasper to Eureka Springs

We had another slow start on Day 5. C was leaving us on this morning and headed home to spend time with his young family. I don't blame him a bit. He was lucky to steal 4 or 5 days to come on the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
There Is No Such Thing As Bad Weather

There is only bad gear.

At least gear that is not made for the purpose at hand. I was a Scout leader for 10 years when my boys were young. The above was the saying that the troop had. Went right...
Forum: Ride reports 11-13-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Day 4 - Searcy (Pangburn, really) to Jasper

Hello, all! Roamineye here. Looks like it's my turn to contribute to this ride report.

I think I can speak for the other guys when I say that the anticipation of getting out of a warm, soft bed...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
fun

Thanks for the kind words. Will get to more of the report soon.
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Day 3 added

Day 3 finished . Days 4 -7 yet to come.

Roamineye will be adding some stuff to my first 3 days So if you are following this, relook at the first 3 days to see what he might add. I think he has...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Day 3 - White Rock Mountain to Searcy

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54096838/2014%20Ark%20DS%20Ride/Day%203/Keith%20Pics/20141103_070918%20%281024x576%29.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
War Loop Road

Thanks for that info on War Loop Road. I guess we were not adventurous enough to push through. Our loss!
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Splat

Thanks.

Yes, no SPLAT is good . LOL>
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Day 2 - Salina Okla to White Rock Moutain Ark

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/22102199/141107%20AR%20DS%20Ride%20Vids/Day%202_Puddle.mp4It is off season starting in November and most the camp grounds around the lake at Salina were closed. We...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Day 1 - Perkins to Salina

The big air conditioner was on as we headed out on this first day. Our thermometer read 26 degrees F at one point. But I don't think that was accurate. There was no frost , so it was maybe hovering...
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,700
Posted By bsheet2
Late Autum Smorgasbord - OAT+ NW Arkansas

It was cold... We stumbled into the late autumn predawn morning on Nov 1 to strap all our gear to the bikes. There were no clouds and no large cities near by. So the Oklahoma sky reveled all the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,781
Posted By bsheet2
Great Stuff!

Thanks so much for your ride report. Excellent!
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 08:05 AM
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Views: 5,738
Posted By bsheet2
Nice!

Great pictures. Nice report. Thanks for sharing. I love Big Bend.

I did a dual sport ride in Big Bend a few years back. There are very nice jeep roads through the national park and in Big Bend...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-06-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 64,862
Posted By bsheet2
ktrail

Best to have a riding buddy on the kTrail. Piking up that big pig if you drop it can be very challenging.

I rode my KLR on the kTrail. Very doable. But dropped that pig a few times till I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,257
Posted By bsheet2
Nice!

Thanks for sharing your trip. Looks like you had a great ride!

I got to spend a good bit of time in Burma about 15 years ago. I found the place to be enchanting. The people are lovely and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 20,064
Posted By bsheet2
Wow !

One heck of an adventure. I am certainly enjoying your story!
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2013, 06:19 PM
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Views: 74,209
Posted By bsheet2
nice!

Fantastic trip! And very good ride report. Thanks for sharing.

If you head to New Orleans shoot me a PM. Lived there for 10 years and my wife "came up" there (as they say in New Orleans). ...
Forum: Vendors 11-29-2013, 05:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,445
Posted By bsheet2
This works pretty good. Thanks for posting. ...

This works pretty good. Thanks for posting.

One question though. In Google Maps when drawing out your track, how do your delete the last point you made?? If I hit escape it deletes the entire...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2013, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
Thanks big D. You guys did a great job laying...

Thanks big D. You guys did a great job laying out the OAT. I think it will give lots of folks a nice ride.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
OAT Day 6 cont

Meers is an interesting spot. It is really just one bulding. And it sits right on a fault. The USGS actually keeps a quake recorder here.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
OAT (sort of) Day 6 - westward ho!

Roamineye's house was a welcome stop. He even did a few mechanical tweeks to his DR650 , know as DR Dirty.

We had watched the weather through the evening and got an update early in the morn. The...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
LOL. My spelling is not so good. Thanks for the...

LOL. My spelling is not so good. Thanks for the correction. Too bad we did not run in to you.


The faring and wind screen is a Lynx Faring. Yes it is much better than stock configuration...
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
Day 5 - Prior, Okla through the TAll Grass Prairie in the rain!

Today we follow the OAT route to the Bartlesville area. But then we depart from the OAT and continue to up into the Tall Grass Prairie. Even though we had grown up in Okla. we had never been in this...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-10-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 64,862
Posted By bsheet2
Roamineye and I grew up in Wynnewood. Also still...

Roamineye and I grew up in Wynnewood. Also still have relatives in Oklahoma. So I get up there a few times a year.

I want to get some dry weather and ride the rest of that route!
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
Day 5 - OAT

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Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
rain

Yea, the first 5 days were wet and muddy. The last 2 days we had sun.
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
OAT Day 3

The next morning we headed on down the trail.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/54096838/131026%20DS%20Ride/IMG_2163.JPG

But we had to back track due to the locked gate. We lost a good bit...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 16
Oat
Views: 1,439
Posted By bsheet2
OAT Day 2

Given the rain the during the night we were in no hurry to get started on day 2. We got a good sleep and went and found breakfast. Trying to give things a bit of time to dry out a bit.

We only...
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